Oceanside police launched a homicide investigation Tuesday after a woman returned from work to find her husband dead inside their home.
The 77-year-old man had suffered trauma to his upper body inside the home on North Tremont Street, Oceanside police said.
The man's wife returned home from her work at a local nursing home and called the police just before 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Oceanside Police Detectives from the Crimes of Violence Unit are currently investigating the incident, officials said.
Friends of the victim gathered Tuesday evening at Surfside Tap Room where the victim was known. Read more on that story here.
Anyone with information may call Detective Ellgard at (760) 435-4748.